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HR Interviews are like the Gumbo of a Cop Interview

http://www.public-domain-image.com/public-domain-images-pictures-free-stock-photos/food-and-drink-public-domain-images-pictures/shrimp-gumbo.jpg Like a good gumbo, it is best to allow an opportunity for the ingredients to become familiar with each other and to blend. You add one ingredient at a time while cooking at a low to medium setting. Then turn up … Continue reading

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Lips Reveal Emotions in Body Language

Have you ever listened to a bad joke and gave a halfhearted smile? You wanted to be polite and avoid conveying your true emotions. False smiles of obligation are easy to detect. Politicians like to give polite smiles, as he … Continue reading

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Smiles Lead to Longer Life Span

As a kid, I attached valuable baseball cards to the spokes of my bike to make the sound of a motorcycle. Not everyone was destroying future investments. Researchers at Wayne State University examined photos of two hundred and fifty baseball … Continue reading

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10 Tips for Job Interview Success

Awesome! Your highly crafted resume has finally landed you a precious job interview. Now what? Preparation is essential to minimizing anxiety and maximizing your potential in a personal interview. Having sat on both side of the interview table, here are … Continue reading

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Female Cops are Tough and Dependable

I was indifferent to female cop partners. The same went for race. As far as I was concerned, we all wore “blue.” My memory of three decades in law enforcement, recalls more comfort working with females. As a caveat to … Continue reading

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Intruding on Body Language

I could smell his tobacco stained breath wafting through his yellow teeth. Crinkle nose. My spirits were lifted by the scent of her vanilla fragrance. Smile. Two different images based upon your proxemics to your conversational partner. Proxemics is the … Continue reading

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Secret Sense of Touch for Rapport

We all crave to be touched. Often, hospitals provide volunteers to rock infants that are not being provided the necessary endearments of love from parents that are unable to visit. Studies have continually shown the need for the attribution of … Continue reading

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Science of Smiles for First Impressions & Positive Body Language

What is the most visible body language or facial gesture to create first impression? A smile. Almost every news program and newspaper are extolling the negative virtues of the world. The economy is crumbling and falling off the fiscal cliff, … Continue reading

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Holiday Party Body Language Tips

So, you will be able to celebrate the dropping of the ball and some libations at a party you scored an invitation. When it comes time to socializing, keep in mind the party dynamics. There will usually be a polarization … Continue reading

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Sandy Hook, Newtown Shooting Debate Issues

While working on repairing my Christmas lights, I heard the laughter of children next door. It brought a smile to my face. I love the sound of children laughing.  A worried 9-year-old neighbor asked my wife, if something like Sandy … Continue reading

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